Senior Business Operations Specialist

Department Of The Treasury Washington , DC 20319

Posted 1 week ago

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Summary

WHAT IS THE OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT (OPR) DIVISION? The Office of Procurement provides acquisition services for all Business Units of the IRS and other Bureaus and Offices within Treasury. Our goal as business advisers and partners is to help create agile, innovative contract solutions to ensure the IRS can meet its mission of effective tax administration.

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WHAT DOES A BUSINESS OPERATIONS SPECIALIST DO? Business Operating Specialists are responsible for providing technical support, advice and assistance to program staff and management on highly complex, high dollar value systems/services/equipment contracts. In this position, your work and guidance will contribute to the effectiveness of the IRS's procurement programs and Treasury-wide initiatives and provide criteria for measuring and ensuring adequate performance. They understand and monitor the customer's requirements, business plans and shifts in business strategies to assist the Procurement Office in its ongoing strategic and business planning efforts.

As a Business Operating Specialist you will:

  • Perform assignments spanning the acquisition life cycle from the initial planning through the description of technical requirements, market research, proposal evaluation, contract monitoring, performance assessment and problem resolution.

  • Consult with program staff to identify program needs to accomplish Treasury/IRS mission requirements.

  • Coordinate with customers to identify resources, including funding, equipment, facilities and delivery or performance schedules.

  • Assists in the development of requirements analysis, independent government cost estimates and cost benefit analysis.

  • Monitor the cost, schedule, and performance parameters of all assigned contracts.

  • Participate in benchmark testing of proposed systems to determine conformance with technical specifications.

  • Participate on source selection teams, task groups, and technical evaluation teams regarding specific technical aspects of customer programs.

  • Conduct briefings and prepare comprehensive reports to keep management advised of project plans and progress and to communicate findings and recommendations.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at http://www.jobs.irs.gov/

Travel Required

Occasional travel - 1 To 5 Nights per Month

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No

Promotion Potential
14

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    1101 General Business And Industry

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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National

  • IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments[IF APPLICABLE]

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Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

GS-14 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience must be sufficient to work with commonly used procurement regulations, technical specifications and contracting principles, including the latest procedures and techniques, to assist in the planning, development and implementation of technical aspects of initiatives and programs; Demonstrated efforts using commonly used contracting terms and conditions, complex technical specifications and source selection techniques employed in evaluation technical proposals; Ability to gather, assemble and analyze information to draw logical conclusions regarding technical information; Oral and written communications skills to assist Senior Specialists in preparing reports regarding the status of projects.

  • The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

  • To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:

You must have been at the next lower grade level of the grade GS -13 for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).

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Senior Business Operations Specialist

Department Of The Treasury